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Later Life Planning Advice

Call 020 8203 5040.

Dementia Advisers
Our Dementia befriending service provides companionship for people living with dementia. Phone 020 8150 0967.
Dementia Day Clubs
Living Well services/Dementia advice and Day Clubs for people living with mild to moderate dementia and their carers. Day clubs in Hendon and East Finchley.  Phone 020 8203 5040.

Household Support Fund
If you are facing financial hardship, you might be entitled to grants from the Household Support Fund towards utility bills, food costs and also wider essentials such as white goods and other household items.

To be eligible you should be a Barnet resident over the age of 55.  If you need support, please call us on 0208 203 5040 or email us on  and we will be in touch as soon as we can. 

Activities and walks

Activities and walks will be taking a break over the festive period. Fore more details please get in touch with Helen (activities) on  and Wendy (walks) on


Emergency contacts

Mental wellbeing

If you are struggling to look after yourself or worrying about someone’s wellbeing, please contact Barnet Council Adult Services on 020 8359 5000.

The Barnet 24-hour Crisis Telephone Service phone number is 0800 151 0023.

If you need someone to talk to try NHS Let’s Talk on 0208 702 5309 or email

If you are in crisis, text SHOUT to 85258.This crisis text line is open 24/7, and aims to respond to messages within five minutes.

Call Silverline on 0800 4708090. 24 hrs, 365 days a year

You can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 116123 or email

The Anxiety UK helpline is 03444 775 774, open Mon-Fri 9:30-5:30pm


If you have concerns about your health, please contact your GP practice or NHS Direct on 111.

For Barnet Council Crisis Team, please call: 020 8702 4040. This service can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For an emergency, please call 999.


If you don't have enough food you can find your nearest foodbank on Barnet Council’s Foodbank Directory Page.


For enquiries about Council Tax Benefits, Housing Benefit and other council services, please call Barnet Council customer service helpline on 020 8359 2000.

Call the Age UK National Advice Line on 0800 028 6654.

You can also call Age UK on 0800 678 1602. 8am-7pm, 365 days a year.

Age UK Barnet services

Please get in touch if you or anyone you know needs extra support. Email or phone 020 8203 5040. 

Click here for a list of food banks in Barnet from Barnet Council's website.

Click here for info and food banks and vouchers from Community Barnet.



Later life Planning Service

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  1. You can volunteer for us and support our most needy clients with phone chats or shopping

  2. Donate money to help us run our services